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The New Residents’ Guide welcomes you to Williamson and Maury Counties in Tennessee and the communities of Franklin, Brentwood, Nolensville, Fairview, Thompson’s Station, along with Spring Hill, Columbia, and Mount Pleasant. This Middle Tennessee region is not only beautiful but touts a high quality of life with a real sense of community. Local amenities include city parks, hiking trails, quaint downtowns, fascinating historical sites, and seasonal festivals. Nearby are recreational lakes and state parks to explore. Or, if the bright lights of Music City are what you crave, Nashville is a quick drive north. Moving to a new home and community has its challenges, yet can be exciting as well. The New Residents’ Guide is here to help you get settled into your new home and put down your “roots” right here in Middle Tennessee. Welcome home!


Whether you just moved or relocating soon, this map gives a good perspective of where the cities and towns are located, as well as major roadways. Keep in mind this map is not to scale. For a comprehensive road map of the state, go to or visit a state or local welcome center.

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Williamson County: 
Franklin • Brentwood​ • Thompson's Station
Nolensville • Spring Hill • Fairview • Arrington • College Grove
Maury County: 
Columbia • Mount Pleasant • Culleoka • Hampshire • Santa Fe 

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Maury County

Due south of Nashville, TN, off I-65, is Maury County, and the city of Columbia serves as the county seat.  The area is know for its towering antebellum homes including the ancestral home of James K. Polk, the 11th U.S. president. His home is located in Columbia. Residents have hundreds of acres of parks to enjoy including Chickasaw Trace Park with nine miles of mountain bike trails.

Williamson County

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Located in Middle Tennessee, Williamson County is south of Nashville, and Franklin is the county seat. Williamson County is an economically thriving suburb of Nashville with over 247,000 residents and over 40 corporate headquarters.  The county also touts the highest high school graduation rate in the state. 

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